Cloud Email Archiving: Legal Firms
There are many benefits to embracing cloud email archiving no matter what the industry is. It allows for the ability to ensure access to important emails, protect data, save space, and much more. Switching from more traditional email and data storage to cloud storage offers much more in the way of convenience. As with any change there are both positives and negatives associated with utilizing the cloud.
Pros of Email Archive on Cloud
Cloud storage can save money in the long run for companies because they no longer will need to invest in physical servers and data centers for storage. Additionally, the information stored can be accessed quickly.
Specifically for law firms, benefits can also include increased productivity. There is also improved client service delivery and better flexibility. Using cloud storage can allow the law firms to better serve the needs of their patrons which in turn helps them remain successful and grow. These benefits also apply to other industries, not just law firms!
No matter what business, whether it is a law firm or some other industry there is a need to remain competitive with comparable companies. Cloud related technology can be implemented with little cost and be very easily, particularly if you get the assistance of an expert company.
There are many more benefits but these are some of the main ones that apply to many businesses including law firms.
Concerns… and their solutions
As with any decision there are perceived negatives associated. However, these concerns can be easily mitigated by investigating solutions or researching whether or not these ‘negatives’ actually exist.
One of the biggest concerns for law firms are client privacy, email/correspondence privacy, and data security. This can be easily solved by researching what company you are using for your cloud storage and seeing how they secure their data. It is up to the company to demonstrate how they mitigate risk and secure data.
Another concern is the availability and accessibility of the archived email and data. This is where getting the assistance of a reputable company can help. Companies need to determine how much bandwidth they need for the amount of data they want stored. Internet access should be reliable too. Your access to your cloud stored data and emails are only as good as the internet access. However, by getting the advice and help of an archiving company it is possible to make sure that this does not become a problem.
Should companies switch to cloud archiving?
It should absolutely be considered. The increase in productivity and ability to better serve clients is such a great asset to any growing business. The convenience and money saved is also very nice.
Please contact us for more information about switching to cloud email archiving and other data archiving using the cloud. We’d be happy to help.